One person taken to an area hospital following a motorcycle crash in Central Bakersfield

Posted at 7:05 AM, May 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-15 10:05:28-04

We're following breaking news out of Central Bakersfield where a motorcycle was involved in a crash.

According to Bakersfield Police, the motorcycle crashed just before 6:30 a.m. in the area of union and manor street.

At this time one lane is reportedly being blocked as crews look to clean-up the area.

Drugs and alcohol do NOT appear to be a factor but speed does.

The driver of the motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital, it's unknown the extent of their injuries.